We may pay expenses of £2,200 towards the cost of a funeral where a veteran dies and:
- Death was due to service
- War Pensions Constant Attendance Allowance was being paid or would have been paid had the pensioner not been in hospital when they died
- Unemployability Supplement was in payment at the time of death and the War Pension was being paid at the 80% rate or higher.
You will not have to pay any of the money back from the estate of the person who died.
A claim for funeral expenses should be made within 3 months of the date of the funeral.
To claim you need to contact Veterans UK.